MEXICO CITY (MEXICO)
Dallas Morning News [Dallas TX]
June 20, 2019
By Sarah Sarder
In September, a man accused Father Genaro Mayorga Reyes of grabbing his genitals in a park across the street from All Saints Catholic Church, where he was a priest. Reyes denied the claim.
A judge in early June dismissed charges against a Fort Worth priest accused of groping a man after prosecutors asked that the case be dismissed, records show.
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that prosecutors filed a motion to dismiss charges against the Rev. Genaro Mayorga Reyes on June 4. A judge signed the dismissal the same day.
In September, a man accused Reyes of grabbing his genitals in a park across the street from All Saints Catholic Church, where he was a priest.
Reyes denied the claim, but he was recalled to Mexico in November.
Prosecutors did not make clear in their request why they wanted the charges dropped, the Star-Telegram reported. A diocese spokesman told the newspaper that Reyes would not return to Fort Worth because he had violated the diocese’s code of conduct.
The spokesman added that Fort Worth police reported the allegations to Bishop Michael F. Olson once they had investigated and deemed them credible.